Several Cobb County Public Library locations have scheduled events coinciding with the mid-February holidays for area public school students. The holidays were scheduled before the recent wintry weather that closed schools.
Upcoming events on the Cobb libraries’ calendar during the mid-winter breaks include:
- The Make a Valentine! craft program for all ages at West Cobb Regional Library on February 14, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Family Game Date! @ Mountain View, Mountain View Regional Library, February 17, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- A series of fun activities for children ages 5 and up are scheduled for Monday, February 17 through Friday, February 21 at Switzer Library. The “Break Out From Boredom” events are 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. each day, including: Monday: Craft Creation Day; Tuesday: Lots-O-Legos Day; Wednesday: Movie Day; Thursday: Caring Cards Day; and Friday: Go Play – Games.
- Winter Break Movie Fest at West Cobb Regional Library Monday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 18 with feature-length films showing at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. each day. For more information, please call (770) 528-4699.
- End of Mid-Winter Break Game Day! at Switzer Library on Saturday, February 22, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. An afternoon of activities and games are scheduled for school age children and younger.
- African-American Heritage Month: film adaptation of Alice Walker’s the Color Purple, Switzer Library, February 17, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For Cobb County students, the break is furlough days for teachers and staff, except for observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday on February 17. Marietta City students are off for the Presidents’ Day holiday on February 17 and for the Mid-Winter Break on February 18-21.